Chris Manning

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Driving tips for a snowpocalypse

Navigating snowy and icy roads requires a set of skills that can only be learned “on the job”.<p>But in the fraught moment of a slide, a driver may do the wrong thing – or too little of the right thing – in an attempt to snap the vehicle back into dialogue with the road. The proliferation of all-wheel …

Fiat Soars After Gobbling Up Chrysler For $4.35 Billion

Fiat agreed to buy the rest of Chrysler on Wednesday for $4.35 billion from the United Auto Workers Trust, and investors are bullish on the prospects for what will be the world’s seventh-largest automaker. Fiat stock leaped over 15% on Thursday following the news, finishing the day at its highest …

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Johnny Pawl Built 1950s Midget Racer

This 1950s Midget racer is said to have been built by series legend Johnny Pawl. It looks great and is said to be in excellent condition after a …

The Best New Hotels of 2013 to Add to Your Travel Bucketlist

-- Kristen McKenzie, HotelsCombined.com<p>It's been a big year for the hotel industry -- from the opening of America's first LEGOLAND resort to the introduction of the innovative "Instagram hotel," there's been a slew of amazing new accommodation options on offer for travellers to enjoy. As we now …

Skift Business Traveler: Brace for Even More Bad Weather

What to Know Now<p>Happy new year. Roundup season is upon us here in the travel world and the store shelves are stocked. Can we help you with Strategies …

The Brazilian approach to hot dogs (and pizza and burgers)

The <i>cachorro-quente</i> stand is the Brazilian equivalent of London or New York’s food trucks, always planted outside metro stations, busy bus stops, …

São Paulo

5 Layover-Worthy Airports

Could your next layover be the highlight of your trip? At more and more airports, a long layover can open a window into local culture–whether you choose to venture into the city or simply roam the terminals. When time is of the essence, we suggest a surgical-strike approach. While some airports …

Surprising "Lake" Bigger Than West Virginia Found Inside Greenland Ice

Scientists say the unlikely liquid water may hold clues to the effects of global warming.<p>A vast aquifer "lake" lies trapped under southeastern Greenland, scientists report, based on ice core results. The finding may help reveal a changing climate's effects on the world's massive, but shrinking, ice …

Obesity quadruples to nearly one billion in developing world

<b>The number of overweight and obese adults in the developing world has almost quadrupled to around one billion since 1980, says a report from a UK think tank.</b><p>The Overseas Development Institute said one in three people worldwide was now overweight and urged governments to do more to influence …

Diabetes

Warning issued about oil shipped from North Dakota, Montana

Following a string of explosive accidents, federal officials said Thursday that crude oil being shipped by rail from the Northern Plains across the U.S. and Canada may be more flammable than traditional forms of oil.<p>A safety alert issued by the U.S. Department of Transportation warns the public, …

Consortium Threatens To Pull Plug On Panama Canal Expansion

Cost overruns are threatening to shut down a multibillion-dollar expansion of the Panama Canal aimed at allowing the world's largest ships to pass through the short cut between the Caribbean and the Pacific Ocean.<p>A European consortium funding the project says it won't continue the work until Panama …